Unemployment rate declines in Mason County

POINT PLEASANT — Unemployment in Mason County was down slightly, according to the latest statistics.The most recent county numbers are for Decem...

February 17th, 2017 |  


House of Delegates passes first bills of session

CHARLESTON — The House of Delegates passed its first bills of the 2017 session this past week, with lawmakers focusing efforts on boosting gover...

February 17th, 2017 |  


A parade of Biblical proportions

A parade of Biblical proportions

POINT PLEASANT, W.Va. — A unique parade is returning in April with churches from around the area recreating Biblical scenes associated with the ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Gone but not forgotten

Gone but not forgotten

WEST COLUMBIA, W.Va. — William Faulker once wrote, “The past is never dead. It’s not even past.” For Lakin Hospital and the fo...

February 17th, 2017 |  


This week in West Virginia History

This week in West Virginia History

CHARLESTON — The following events happened on these dates in West Virginia history. To read more, go to e-WV: The West Virginia Encyclopedia at ...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Eds: APNewsNow.CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Gov. Jim Justice plans to visit a highway project in Raleigh County on Sunday, calling it the first stop...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Racine teen reported missing

Racine teen reported missing

RACINE — Christopher and Sarah Cooper, Racine, reported their son, Xavier Scott Cooper age 17, missing on Feb. 15, according to the Meigs County...

February 17th, 2017 |  


Mason approves PD ‘ride along’ candidate

MASON — The first candidate for the new Mason Police Department ride along program was accepted when members of the town council held their most...

February 16th, 2017 |  


The voices

The voices

POINT PLEASANT — It is one of the highest honors a high school chorus member can achieve, and 16 members of the Point Pleasant Jr./Sr. High Scho...

February 15th, 2017 |  


A look at the upcoming Leon election

LEON — Six candidates, all incumbents, will be listed on the ballot when the Town of Leon holds its municipal election on June 13.Leon Recorder ...

February 15th, 2017 |